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U.N. Human Rights Council
Bolton: US to cut its funding of UN Human Rights Council
Its constant double standard and demonization of Israel has frustrated America, which contributes 22 percent of the council’s budget.
Czech MEP: EU should follow Trump’s lead and pull out of UN Human Rights Council
Czech Member of the European Parliament Tomas Zdechovsky: “The fact that Israel is the focus of nearly half of the Human Rights Council’s condemnatory resolutions is absurd.''
Jonathan S. Tobin
An end to the UN’s human-rights farce
Trump’s critics prefer to attack him, rather than acknowledge that he was right to withdraw from a Human Rights Council that engages in anti-Semitic bias against Israel.
Citing ‘chronic bias against Israel,’ the US quits the UN Human Rights Council
“For too long, the human rights council has been a protector of human rights abusers and a cesspool of political bias,” said U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley.
Britain: UN Human Rights Council must end its anti-Israel bias
Israel is the only country with a dedicated item at the UNHRC, known as Agenda Item 7, which mandates a discussion of Israel’s conduct with the Palestinians at every session.
A week of infamy at the United Nations
By allowing Syria to assume the presidency of its Conference on Disarmament, the United Nations experienced a dark day.
UN Human Rights Council approves ‘war crimes’ probe into Gaza deaths; Israel and US slam ‘one-sided’ session
Israel’s ambassador to the UNHRC, Aviva Raz Shechter, slammed the special session, calling it “politically motivated and won’t improve the situation on the ground by even one iota.”
UN Human Rights Council passes five resolutions against Israel
“The United States continues to evaluate our membership in the Human Rights Council. Our patience is not unlimited,” said U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley. “Today’s actions make clear that the organization lacks the credibility needed to be a true advocate for human rights.”
U.N. commissioner says Jews in Judea, Samaria, eastern Jerusalem a ‘war crime’
The report is one of five charging Israel of human-rights abuses that will be presented to the council on March 19.
U.N. publishes partial ‘blacklist’ of companies working with Israeli settlements
UNHRC published an interim report on companies engaging in business with Israeli settlements, but stopped short of naming the companies, citing the complexity of the issue.